Weekly News 11/30

Student Lottery & Sibling Preference

Now is the time to submit lottery applications for the 2017-2018 student lottery drawing. You can find the application on our website. If you are applying for sibling preference, you must submit a lottery application by the February 9 deadline. Email ICS Lottery with any questions.

ICS-West is also accepting lottery applications through February 9. Families in the Bartram, Sayre, and Overbrook high school catchments receive enrollment preference. If you have friends, family, and neighbors in these catchments, please encourage them to apply and to spread the word! And also check out their incredibly cool podcast series.


Order Griffin Gear by December 7

December 7 is the final day to submit your Griffin Gear orders for pickup at report card conferences.


Lion King, Jr. Play Day Info

Attention Grades 5 thru 8: Lion King Play Days are this Thursday & Friday! Make sure your participation forms are submitted before your designated Play Day, and that they are signed by a parent/guardian and advisory teacher. You will be dismissed to the Dance/Movement Room on your designated date.

  • Thursday, December 1st: Play Day for interested 6th & 8th graders only.
  • Friday, December 2nd: Play day for interested 5th & 7th graders only.

Questions? Email Tr. Susan.


Guatemalan Dinner

Be sure to get your tickets and RSVP for the PTA’s Guatemalan Dinner this Saturday, Dec. 3! 6:30-8:30pm


Tis’ The Season for Words of Thanks for our ICS Staff, Teachers & Administrators!

The staff party planners are busy preparing for the ICS staff party later this month. ICS families have traditionally sent beautiful words of thanks, appreciation and kindness towards the ICS staff to be displayed at the party. Nothing is more powerful and personal than the written word! So feel free to wax poetic or simply say “thank you” to a particular staff or teacher, a grade level team, or group.

Please send your messages of thanks to Tr. Susan. Thank you!


Lost & Found

The Lost & Found is getting full! Be sure to stop by or remind your students to check it for that missing jacket they love, and be sure to clearly label all outerwear and belongings with first and last names. If they need help searching, they can ask Tr. Adriane for assistance.


Community Resources

We love these 15 questions to ask instead of “How was school today?” See what great conversations they can help start in your family!

Registration is open for After School Art at Philly Art Center. Click here for complete registration details.

Jonathan Briggs Memorial Showcase – Boys JV Basketball Showcase

at G.W. Carver HSES – 1600 W. Norris St. Phila, PA 19121

  • Tickets $5 adults / $3 student w/ID (per day)
  • Children under 10 free w/ paying adult

Friday December 9th

  • Game #1 – Central vs. Freire – 3:30pm
  • Game #2 – Masterman vs. E&S – 5:30pm

Saturday December 10th

  • Game #3 – Independence Charter Middle School vs. E&S Middle School – 10:00am
  • Game #4 – L Game #1 vs. L Game #2 – 11:30am
  • Game #5 – W Game #1 vs. W Game #2 – 1:00pm

All proceeds will go to Carver’s Jonathan Briggs Memorial Scholarship Award.

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